Traditions and Transformations: Why I Wore a Third-Generation Wedding Dress

I was sixteen the first time I tried on the family wedding dress. We found it in my grandmother’s attic, and in its wrinkled and yellowed condition, my mom had me try it on as a joke; no one recognized it and we thought it was a costume. After a few minutes of laughter, my grandfather … Read more

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Wedding Wednesday | How to Re-Wear Your Bridal Headpiece

“It’s only one day.” If you somehow have anything to remotely do with weddings, twenty bucks says that comes up a lot. If you’re helping someone plan, it’s your job to bring in that perspective. If you’re a vendor, couples use it as an excuse to save. If you’re gabbing with a bride-to-be, it’s an … Read more

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Wedding Wednesday | My Recycled Engagement Ring

If you’ve ever thought you wanted your engagement ring to be a little different than the norm, consider recycling. I always knew I wanted a petite engagement ring with simple details. It’s a combination of small fingers and constant typing; most rings leave me uncomfortable after an hour or so, which is the worst when … Read more

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